Forms a low mound of grey-green leaves, smothered with clusters of soft-blue flowers, each with a tiny yellow eye. Excellent for massing with spring-blooming bulbs. After flowering, discard all but a few plants, in order to produce seed for next year. A strain selected by Pan-American Seed.An early flowering plant that grows best in partial shade in moist soil. May also do well in full sun if kept moist. Grows best in rich, moist soil. Mulch thoroughly to conserve moisture and to provide winter protection.